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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
what kind of upgrades should I do to a home that was in built in 2005 to maximize the price?
For a nine year old home there shouldn't be too much required but condition of the floors and paint inside and out should be a consideration as well as the counters. Today's buyers expe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Justin C. Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Justin C. Moore answered:
What is the best month to sell a house in Houston? (Get the highest price for it). What is the best month to sell a house?
Sales are cooling a bit, here in Houston but prices are remaining at an all-time high due to lack of inventory. Increased activity is seen in 77082, 77081...from most recent experience ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Nesha Jackson, Real Estate Pro in Katy, TX
Nesha Jackson answered:
I own a house in the 77043 zip code that has been leased for the past twenty years. The tenant is moving out and the interior needs to be remodeled.
Mr Anderson,

Have you found a solution? I would be happy to look over the cost and possibilities with you.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Selling in 77043
Nesha Jackson, Real Estate Pro in Katy, TX
Nesha Jackson answered:
my ex-husband sold our house without my consent. we had a joint mortgage. I was NOT on the deed however.
You need to get an attorney to sort this out.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
David Tansey, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
David Tansey answered:
How must HOA pay for insurance?
This is more a insurance issue. Obtaining the correct insurance for a condo can be complicated based on where the HoA coverage ends and the owner's begins. I suggest you contract your a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Megan Becerra, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Megan Becerra answered:
How do I post my home for sell in Nottingham Forest on Trulia? this is not very straightforward...
Hi Britt,

Before my seller & and I started working together, he had his home listed on Zillow.com and I think it was a pretty simple process. Not sure if there was a fee, though. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Megan Becerra, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Megan Becerra answered:
What are the seller's rights when a buyer backs out two days before closing?
Hey Angie - This is going to depend on the contract that was signed between you and the buyer. It sounds like the buyer is in default and you should consult an attorney right away. If y ... more
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Megan Becerra, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Megan Becerra answered:
My seller agent is telling me that her buyers agent (from her group) is the one that will be hosting the open houses. Does this make sense? I
Hi Aivelez!

This is quite common as many real estate agents will rely on their associates to assist with or host their open houses. Many listing agents will give their associates an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
TERRY MCCARL…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
TERRY MCCARLEY, CDPE, SRES answered:
does florida law require an heir to pay rent to the other heirs for a condo he is now living in of the deceased?
This question should be addressed by an attorney. Real estate agents can not give legal advice.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 18, 2014 Home Selling in 77057
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What are the seller's rights if buyer wants to back out two days before closing?
Much will depend on your contract; for any necessary legal advice, it's best to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate and see exactly what options you may have.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
John and Becky Durham, MS, MS answered:
Has anyone dealt with a relocation firm called SIRVA? Was it worth it?
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We are a husband & wife real estate team who live in Hudson and love it ere. We are also accredited and trained SIRVA agents with John having been an Engineer years ago at a 3M faci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Melody Barlow, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Melody Barlow answered:
what to do....I live in PA. We are on a boiler for heat and hot water. The boiler is on its last leg. The oil tank is bad too, could possibly be lea
Down here in the south we don't use boilers and such since the majority of homes have central air conditioning and heating. I would suggest contacting a local HVAC company and asking f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 16, 2014 Home Selling in 77083
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
I want to sell my home without having to make any repairs like a new roof and painting. Should we sell it cheap to get out quicker?
The correct term is for sale "AS DISCLOSED" providing you disclose ALL known facts about the home, and price it in accord to it's current condition, you maybe in position for a quick sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2014 Home Selling in 77083
Melissa Font…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Melissa Fontenot asked:
What was it that made you want to Buy your Home? I've got a great list of Selling Tips to prepare your home for buyers online at www.FontenotRealty.com, including:

Inside:
- Remove excessive wall hangings, furniture, and knickknacks
-…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 18, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Catherine Jo…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Catherine Jones answered:
If a closing contract is not executed by the stated date and no extension is signed, can I move on to other offers?
Each state has different contracts, so read the contract carefully. In Texas the contract automatically terminates once the close date has passed, and the non-defaulting party may exerc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 11, 2014 Home Selling in Houston
Mary Ann, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Mary Ann answered:
How do I post a home for Sale?
When you list your home with a realtor, it will then appear on Trulia and many other websites, too. If you need help listing and selling your home, give me a call!
Mary Ann Lipsey, RE/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 16, 2014 Home Selling in 77040
Darren C Mor…, Real Estate Pro in 77047
Darren C Morris answered:
What is process for selling a home by owner in TX? I am the executor (administratrix) for a small condominium which I will sell to a friend
I have experience with multi unit complexes and would be happy to help you if you'd like.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 11, 2014 Home Selling in 77054
ReyCrainvest…, Real Estate Pro in 77079
ReyCrainvestment answered:
Can anyone recommend a good realtor for the Memorial area of houston?
Both are very competent and we will use them in the future. Good luck! - C Crane

1. Beverly Marshall
Keller Williams Memorial
950 Corbindale, Ste 100
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Home Selling in Memorial
Allison Fish…, Real Estate Pro in 48103
Allison Fishwick answered:
Does it make sense to furnish a vacant home before putting it up for sale?
Often staging a home is a great benefit, and if it is cost effective to you as a seller than I would recommend yes.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 3, 2014 Home Selling in Westbury
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